"There was a little red house/And in the little red house/There was a little green house" and so on through the rainbow—plus gray, brown, and white (not in order)—to find at last a teddy bear: "Kiss kiss." Goffe's illustrations are charming, with good variety in the expressions and positions of the toddler shown unpacking a series of toy houses. The colors are attractively subtle—too subtle, perhaps, since the purple looks more like gray; sticklers will also note that the houses are not shown consistently as diminishing in size. Still, a cheerful look at colors for the youngest.
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